Wednesday, March 30, 2016

HP mobile workstation disassembling - HP ZBook Studio G3 – How to remove the battery – How to remove the keyboard – How to replace the RTC battery – Laptop repair and service

Category: Laptop Repair and Service 

Contents of this article 

  • How to remove the battery 
  • How to remove the bottom cover 
  • How to remove the Keyboard 

HP ZBook Studio G3

DISASSEMBLING PROCEDURE 
How to remove Service door
Before removing the service door, follow these steps:
1. Turn oƫ the computer. If you are unsure whether the computer is oƫ or in Hibernation, turn the computer on, and then shut it down through the operating system.
2. Disconnect the power from the computer by unplugging the power cord from the computer.
3. Disconnect all external devices from the computer.
Remove the service door:
1. Position the computer upside down.
2. Loosen the four captive Torx screws (1) that secure the door to the computer.
3. Lift the door oƫ the computer (2).
How to remove Bottom cover
1. Turn oƫ the computer. If you are unsure whether the computer is oƫ or in Hibernation, turn the computer on, and then shut it down through the operating system.
2. Disconnect the power from the computer by unplugging the power cord from the computer.
3. Disconnect all external devices from the computer.
4. Remove the service door
Remove the bottom cover:
1. Loosen the seven captive Torx screws (1) that secure the bottom cover to the computer.
2. Lift the bottom cover oƫ the computer (2).
How to remove Battery
Before removing the battery, follow these steps:
1. Turn oƫ the computer. If you are unsure whether the computer is oƫ or in Hibernation, turn the computer on, and then shut it down through the operating system.
2. Disconnect the power from the computer by unplugging the power cord from the computer.
3. Disconnect all external devices from the computer.
4. Remove the service door
5. Remove the bottom cover
Remove the battery:
1. Disconnect the battery cable from the system board (1).
2. Remove the six Phillips PM2.5×4.0 screws (2) that secure the battery to the computer.
3. Remove the battery from the computer (3).
How to remove Hard drive
Before removing the hard drive, follow these steps:
1. Turn oƫ the computer. If you are unsure whether the computer is oƫ or in Hibernation, turn the computer on, and then shut it down through the operating system.
2. Disconnect the power from the computer by unplugging the power cord from the computer.
3. Disconnect all external devices from the computer.
4. Remove the service door =
5. Remove the bottom cover =
6. Remove the battery =
Remove the hard drive:
1. Loosen the six captive Phillips screws (1) that secure the hard drive to the computer.
2. Lift the hard drive enough to access connector under the top left bracket, and then disconnect the hard
drive cable from the system board (2).
3. Lift the hard drive out of the computer (3)’
How to remove RTC battery
Before removing the RTC battery, follow these steps:
1. Turn oƫ the computer. If you are unsure whether the computer is oƫ or in Hibernation, turn the computer on, and then shut it down through the operating system.
2. Disconnect the power from the computer by unplugging the power cord from the computer.
3. Disconnect all external devices from the computer.
4. Remove the service door
5. Remove the bottom cover
6. Disconnect the battery
7. If installed, remove the hard drive
Remove the RTC battery:
1. Disconnect the RTC battery cable (1) from the system board.
2. Detach the RTC battery (2) from the base enclosure. (The RTC battery is attached to the base enclosure
with double-sided adhesive.)
How to remove Keyboard
Before removing the keyboard, follow these steps:
1. Turn oƫ the computer. If you are unsure whether the computer is oƫ or in Hibernation, turn the computer on, and then shut it down through the operating system.
2. Disconnect the power from the computer by unplugging the power cord from the computer.
3. Disconnect all external devices from the computer.
4. Remove the service door
5. Remove the bottom cover
6. Remove the battery
7. Remove the thermal module
8. Remove the display cable
9. Remove the solid-state drive
10. Remove the WLAN module
11. Remove the system board
Remove the keyboard:
1. Partially open the computer.
2. Rest and secure the computer on its left side.
3. Insert a thin tool into the keyboard release hole, and then press on the back of the keyboard until the keyboard disengages from the computer (1).
4. Remove the keyboard (2).